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BODC Cruise Metadata Report for RV Prince Madog (74P2) cruise PD32/04

Introduction

This report collates information from the BODC cruise inventory and oceanographic databases. It presents

Cruise Inventory Information

Long name RV Prince Madog (74P2) cruise PD32/04
Short name PD32/04
Objectives and Narrative A) To service an ADCP and a SmartBuoy at 53 32 N 3 21.8 W.
B) To obtain CTD profiles and water samples at the Coastal Observatory sites.
Ship RV Prince Madog
Departure Port Menai Bridge, United Kingdom
Departure Date 2004-08-11
Arrival Port Menai Bridge, United Kingdom
Arrival Date 2004-08-12
Principal Scientist(s) M John Howarth (Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory)
Responsible Organisation Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory
Associated Project(s)
IHB Sea Areas Visited Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
Marsden Squares Visited 181;1
Work Area Description Liverpool Bay; eastern Irish Sea
Work Area Bounding Polygon 50N,5W; 55N,5W; 55N,0E; 50N,0E; 50N,5W
Southern Limit 50N
Northern Limit 55N
Western Limit 5W
Eastern Limit 0E

Cruise Inventory Datasets

Physical oceanography  
CTD stations Quantity: number of profiles = 36
Description: SeaBird CTD  
Optics (eg underwater light levels) Quantity: number of profiles = 36
Description: Irradiance sensors on CTD  
Surface measurements underway (T,S) Quantity: track kilometres = 400
Description: Underway thermosalinograph  
Transparency (eg transmissometer) Quantity: track kilometres = 400
Description: Underway transmissometer  
Transparency (eg transmissometer) Quantity: number of profiles = 36
Description: Transmissometer and LISST on CTD  
Water bottle stations Quantity: number of stations = 35
Description: Lab analysis for nitrate (H24), phosphate (H22), silicate (H26), near bed & near surface  
Contamination  
Suspended matter Quantity: number of stations = 35
Description: Filtration of near surface and near bed water samples  
Biology and fisheries  
Phytoplankton Quantity: number of stations = 7
Description: Lab analysis for phytoplankton from water bottle samples  
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence) Quantity: number of profiles = 36
Description: Fluorometer on CTD  
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence) Quantity: track kilometres = 400
Description: Underway fluorimeter  
Zooplankton Quantity: number of hauls = 10
Description: Vertical net hauls for zooplankton  
Meteorology  
Incident radiation Quantity: track kilometres = 400
Description: Underway surface irradiance and PAR measurement  
Routine standard measurements Quantity: track kilometres = 400
Description: Met station (wind, atmospheric pressure, air temperature, humidity)  

Cruise Inventory Mooring/Buoy Operations

Latitude Longitude Data type Description
53° 31' N 3° 21' W Current profiler (eg ADCP) 600 kHz ADCP in a sea bed frame, 10 min averages 35 x 1m bins from 2.65 mab. Turn round.
53° 31' N 3° 21' W Nitrate Buoy mounted nutrient analyser and water sampler. Recovery and deployment.
53° 1' N 3° 21' W Nitrite Buoy mounted nutrient analyser and water sampler. Recovery and deployment.
53° 31' N 3° 21' W Optics (eg underwater light levels) Buoy mounted subsurface irradiance sensors. Recovery and deployment.
53° 31' N 3° 21' W Other physical oceanographic measurements Buoy mounted temperature and conductivity. Recovery and deployment.
53° 31' N 3° 21' W Other physical oceanographic measurements Temperature and conductivity on bottom frame. Recovery and deployment.
53° 31' N 3° 21' W Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence) Buoy mounted fluorometer. Recovery and deployment.
53° 31' N 3° 21' W Sea level (inc. bot. press., inverted echosounder) Bottom pressure recorder. Recovery and deployment.
53° 31' N 3° 21' W Silicate Buoy mounted nutrient analyser and water sampler. Recovery and deployment.
53° 31' N 3° 21' W Transparency (eg transmissometer) Buoy mounted turbidity. Recovery and deployment.
53° 31' N 3° 21' W Transparency (eg transmissometer) SeaTech 25 cm transmissometer on a bottom frame. Recovery and deployment.

Summary of BODC Data Holdings for the Cruise

National Oceanographic Database

Summary

# Series Instrument Description Parameters
1 Acoustic doppler current profiler Date and time
Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents)
Metadata parameters
Sea level
Vertical spatial coordinates
Vertical velocity of the water column (currents)
35 Bottle station Metadata parameters
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column
Quality control flags
Reference numbers
Silicate concentration parameters in the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
7 Bottle station Ammonium and ammonia concentration parameters in water bodies
Metadata parameters
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column
Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column
Quality control flags
Reference numbers
Silicate concentration parameters in the water column
Vertical spatial coordinates
7 Bottle station Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Metadata parameters
Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column
Quality control flags
Reference numbers
Vertical spatial coordinates
1 Fluorometers Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Date and time
Raw fluorometer output
Reference numbers
1 In-situ nutrient analyser Date and time
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Reference numbers
1 In-situ nutrient analyser Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column
Date and time
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Reference numbers
Silicate concentration parameters in the water column
2 Moored CTD Date and time
Electrical conductivity of the water column
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
1 Moored CTD Date and time
Electrical conductivity of the water column
Reference numbers
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
1 Nephelometers and optical backscatter sensors Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column
Date and time
Reference numbers
1 Paddle wheel current meter Date and time
Electrical conductivity of the water column
Salinity of the water column
Temperature of the water column
1 Paddle wheel current meter Date and time
Reference numbers
Sea level
Temperature of the water column
Transmittance and attenuance of the water column
2 radiometers Date and time
Reference numbers
Visible waveband radiance and irradiance measurements in the water column

Note: Parameter terms are taken from the BODC Parameter Discovery Vocabulary XML (SKOS)

Full List

BODC Reference Instrument Description Date/Time Location  
664219 Paddle wheel current meter 2004-08-11 12:55Z to 2004-09-08 12:45Z 53° 32' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
664220 Moored CTD 2004-08-11 12:50Z to 2004-09-08 12:40Z 53° 32' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
664232 Moored CTD 2004-08-11 12:40Z to 2004-09-08 11:20Z 53° 31' N, 3° 21' W Click for more
664348 Paddle wheel current meter 2004-08-11 12:45Z to 2004-09-08 11:25Z 53° 31' N, 3° 21' W Click for more
1194348 Moored CTD 2004-08-11 13:00Z to 2004-09-08 12:30Z 53° 32' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1194361 Fluorometers 2004-08-11 13:00Z to 2004-09-08 12:30Z 53° 32' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1194373 Nephelometers and optical backscatter sensors 2004-08-11 13:00Z to 2004-09-08 12:30Z 53° 32' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1194385 In-situ nutrient analyser 2004-08-11 16:00Z to 2004-09-08 12:00Z 53° 32' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1194397 radiometers 2004-08-11 13:00Z to 2004-09-08 12:30Z 53° 32' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1194404 radiometers 2004-08-11 13:00Z to 2004-09-08 12:30Z 53° 32' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1194416 In-situ nutrient analyser 2004-08-12 00:00Z to 2004-09-07 00:00Z 53° 32' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1313576 Bottle station 2004-08-11 13:20Z 53° 31' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1313588 Bottle station 2004-08-11 15:35Z 53° 27' N, 3° 13' W Click for more
1313607 Bottle station 2004-08-11 16:16Z 53° 31' N, 3° 15' W Click for more
1313619 Bottle station 2004-08-11 16:58Z 53° 37' N, 3° 13' W Click for more
1313620 Bottle station 2004-08-11 17:35Z 53° 42' N, 3° 13' W Click for more
1313632 Bottle station 2004-08-11 18:11Z 53° 46' N, 3° 13' W Click for more
1313644 Bottle station 2004-08-11 19:02Z 53° 51' N, 3° 21' W Click for more
1313656 Bottle station 2004-08-11 19:38Z 53° 47' N, 3° 21' W Click for more
1313668 Bottle station 2004-08-11 20:16Z 53° 42' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1313681 Bottle station 2004-08-11 20:58Z 53° 37' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1313693 Bottle station 2004-08-11 21:40Z 53° 31' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1313700 Bottle station 2004-08-11 22:20Z 53° 27' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1313712 Bottle station 2004-08-11 22:54Z 53° 27' N, 3° 30' W Click for more
1313724 Bottle station 2004-08-11 23:33Z 53° 31' N, 3° 30' W Click for more
1313736 Bottle station 2004-08-12 00:14Z 53° 37' N, 3° 30' W Click for more
1313748 Bottle station 2004-08-12 00:55Z 53° 42' N, 3° 30' W Click for more
1313761 Bottle station 2004-08-12 01:34Z 53° 46' N, 3° 30' W Click for more
1313773 Bottle station 2004-08-12 02:12Z 53° 46' N, 3° 39' W Click for more
1313785 Bottle station 2004-08-12 02:54Z 53° 42' N, 3° 38' W Click for more
1313797 Bottle station 2004-08-12 03:37Z 53° 37' N, 3° 38' W Click for more
1313804 Bottle station 2004-08-12 04:25Z 53° 31' N, 3° 38' W Click for more
1313816 Bottle station 2004-08-12 05:06Z 53° 27' N, 3° 38' W Click for more
1313828 Bottle station 2004-08-12 05:42Z 53° 22' N, 3° 38' W Click for more
1313841 Bottle station 2004-08-12 06:23Z 53° 23' N, 3° 47' W Click for more
1313853 Bottle station 2004-08-12 06:55Z 53° 27' N, 3° 47' W Click for more
1313865 Bottle station 2004-08-12 07:33Z 53° 31' N, 3° 47' W Click for more
1313877 Bottle station 2004-08-12 08:12Z 53° 37' N, 3° 47' W Click for more
1313889 Bottle station 2004-08-12 08:48Z 53° 42' N, 3° 47' W Click for more
1313890 Bottle station 2004-08-12 09:22Z 53° 46' N, 3° 47' W Click for more
1313908 Bottle station 2004-08-12 09:57Z 53° 46' N, 3° 55' W Click for more
1313921 Bottle station 2004-08-12 10:37Z 53° 42' N, 3° 55' W Click for more
1313933 Bottle station 2004-08-12 11:18Z 53° 37' N, 3° 55' W Click for more
1313945 Bottle station 2004-08-12 12:09Z 53° 31' N, 3° 55' W Click for more
1313957 Bottle station 2004-08-12 12:47Z 53° 27' N, 3° 55' W Click for more
1313969 Bottle station 2004-08-12 13:27Z 53° 22' N, 3° 55' W Click for more
1313970 Bottle station 2004-08-11 13:20Z 53° 31' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1313982 Bottle station 2004-08-11 19:02Z 53° 51' N, 3° 21' W Click for more
1313994 Bottle station 2004-08-11 19:38Z 53° 47' N, 3° 21' W Click for more
1314008 Bottle station 2004-08-11 20:16Z 53° 42' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1314021 Bottle station 2004-08-11 20:58Z 53° 37' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1314033 Bottle station 2004-08-11 21:40Z 53° 31' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1314045 Bottle station 2004-08-11 22:20Z 53° 27' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1622872 Acoustic doppler current profiler 2004-08-11 12:40Z to 2004-09-08 11:30Z 53° 31' N, 3° 21' W Click for more
1672499 Bottle station 2004-08-11 13:20Z 53° 31' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1672506 Bottle station 2004-08-11 19:02Z 53° 51' N, 3° 21' W Click for more
1672518 Bottle station 2004-08-11 19:38Z 53° 47' N, 3° 21' W Click for more
1672531 Bottle station 2004-08-11 20:16Z 53° 42' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1672543 Bottle station 2004-08-11 20:58Z 53° 37' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1672555 Bottle station 2004-08-11 21:40Z 53° 31' N, 3° 22' W Click for more
1672567 Bottle station 2004-08-11 22:20Z 53° 27' N, 3° 22' W Click for more

Project Database

# Events Gear Type Parameters Held
2 Instrument mooring
37 CTD frame plus rosette sampler Ammonium and ammonia concentration parameters in water bodies

Raw suspended particulate material concentration sensor output
Transmittance and attenuance of the water column
Visible waveband radiance and irradiance measurements in the water column
Density of the water column
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies
Raw fluorometer output
Silicate concentration parameters in the water column
Salinity of the water column
Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column
Raw light meter output
Temperature of the water column
Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column
Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column
Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column
Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column

Note: Parameter terms are taken from the BODC Parameter Discovery Vocabulary XML (SKOS)

References

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